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This document is a call to action for the National Strategies for Advancing
Bicycle Safety. It includes goals, strategies, and short- and long-term
actions that can be taken to reduce injury and mortality associated with
bicycle-related incidents. It is national in scope, but local in application.
The National Strategies for Advancing Bicycle Safety was developed by a
diverse group of bicycle advocates, injury prevention specialists, and
government representatives working together.
Under each goal is a series of strategies and initial
action steps. These are designed to be a road map for policy makers, safety
specialists, educators, and the bicycling community to follow as they undertake
national, state, and local efforts to increase safe bicycling. Some of these
strategies go well beyond anything attempted in the past to promote a safer
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